Daniel P. Sullivan

Associate Daniel P. Sullivan’s practice focuses on the defense of employers and insurance carriers from claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, War Hazards Compensation Act, Jones Act, and Louisiana State Workers’ Compensation. He has represented national insurance companies, defense contractors, drilling companies, self-insured entities and local businesses. He has extensive trial experience, trying cases before various Louisiana and Illinois state courts, including the Office of Administrative Law Judges, Louisiana Workforce Commission Office of Workers’ Compensation, and the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission.

Daniel has litigation experience from both the plaintiff and defense sides of workers’ compensation and third-party liability claims, enabling him to view a case from all perspectives and develop an effective litigation strategy, an added advantage for his clients. “I understand, especially at critical stages of litigation, what the motivations are of a claimant and her attorney. I know when they want to get out or move forward. From that read, I can always find a solution that is favorable for my clients whether it is settling or proceeding to trial.”

Prior to joining the Mouledoux, Bland, Legrand and Brackett, Daniel worked for a Gulf South law firm defending small businesses and major corporations against workers’ compensation and bodily injury claims. A Chicago native, he also worked for the Illinois Attorney General’s Office in the Workers’ Compensation Bureau, where he defended the State of Illinois against workers’ compensation claims filed against state agencies and state public funds.

When Daniel is not practicing law, he can be seen on the streets of New Orleans, showing his extraordinary moves as a 610 Stomper.

CONTACT

Work: (504) 595-3000
Cellular (504) 655-0277
dsullivan@mblb.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Defense of employers and insurance carriers under Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, War Hazards Compensation Act, Jones Act, and Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Act

EDUCATION

  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.S., 2004)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Louisiana
  • Illinois
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana
  • United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • New Orleans Bar Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

PUBLICATIONS

  • Contributor, Navigable Waters blog
  • Contributor, LA Comp Defense blog
  • Contributor, Legal Lagniappe blog

CIVIC

  • 610 Stompers

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Attorney General, Office of Illinois Attorney General, Workers’ Compensation Bureau
Daniel Sullivan
Daniel Sullivan’s practice focuses on the defense of employers and insurance carriers from claims arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, Defense Base Act, War Hazards Compensation Act, Jones Act, and Louisiana State Workers’ Compensation. He has extensive trial experience and has represented national insurance companies, defense contractors, drilling companies and local businesses. Daniel has litigation experience from both the plaintiff and defense sides of workers’ compensation and third-party liability claims, an added advantage for his clients. “I understand, especially at critical stages of litigation, what the motivations are of a claimant and her attorney. I know when they want to get out or move forward. From that read, I can always find a solution that is favorable for my clients whether it is settling or proceeding to trial.” Contact Daniel at (504) 595-3000 or dsullivan@mblb.com.
Daniel Sullivan
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